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The Battle Against Nature for Cotton

Using modern techniques, it has been possible to identify the earliest cotton in a copper bead within a grave in Mehrgarh. It is thought the first cotton was grown and utilised by early farmers in this region of what is … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless? XI

Atmosphere around us on this planet is divided into five layers: Troposphere Stratosphere Mesosphere Thermosphere Exosphere The ozone layer is found at about 15 – 30 km above the Earth’s surface, in the stratosphere. It is a  naturally occurring gas which protects … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: VI

How Fish are Exposed to Pesticides Fish and aquatic animals are exposed to pesticides in three primary ways (1) dermally, direct absorption through the skin by swimming in pesticide-contaminated waters, (2) breathing, by direct uptake of pesticides through the gills … Continue reading

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